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Determining Gender Having trouble figuring out if your budgie is a male or female? Ask here!

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Old 03-29-2017, 11:20 PM
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Old 03-30-2017, 02:34 AM
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Thats a tough one on the gender, honestly to me it looks like it could go either way. Of course that could just be how my computer shows the colours. Hopefully one of the more experienced members will be able to help. And your budgie looks to be a few months old, maybe 3-4? I could be wrong though. I can't see a visible iris forming yet and the barring on the head has started to recede but not totally. Do you have any pictures of your budgie with some natural light shining on it?

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Welcome to the forums! You have certainly come to the right place as you will find all you need to know on budgie care here.
The information on the several articles and sticky threads at the top of each section of the forums will be extremely useful and of benefit to you and your budgie.

From the pictures you have posted, the discolouration around the nostril area looks a lot more bluish than white to me. If that is the case, then your budgie is a young male. Looking at him, I'd say he is about 4 months old.

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Old 03-30-2017, 06:59 AM
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Hi! to Talk Budgies

It is difficult for me to see the actual coloration of the cere in the pictures you posted so I will refrain from trying to answer you with regard to your budgie's gender. The little one is very cute -- what have you name it?

Please take the time to read through the Site Guidelines, all of the How To Guides, the FAQs, the Budgie Articles and the stickies located at the top of each section of the forum.

Truly, the very BEST advice anyone can offer you is to take the time to read ALL of the stickies throughout the various Talk Budgie forums as well as the Budgie Articles we have posted.

These are great resources for Talk Budgie members and have a wealth of reliable information which will assist you to learn the best practices in caring for your budgies for their optimal health and well-being.

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Hi there and to the forums!

It's great to have you with us, and you couldn't have come to a better place to learn even more about the best of budgie care!

You've been given great advice! Additionally, be sure to read through the links provide above to stay up to date on all the best practices for caring for budgies. If you have any questions after reading through everything, be sure to ask as we'd love to help!

We look forward to seeing you around the forums as well as seeing more of your cute budgie when you get a chance!

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